You’re watching the official music video for "Dark Ballet" from Madonna’s album ‘Madame X’.
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Starring Mykki Blanco
Directed by Emmanuel Adjei
Creative Director: Imogen Snell
A COMPULSORY & Dreamers production
Executive Producers: Chris Toumazou & Melodie Saba
Producer: Tom Birmingham
Make Up: Isamaya French
Make Up Assistant: Porsche Poon
Styling for Madonna: Eyob Yohannes
Hair: Andy LeCompte
Production Designer Paulina Rzeszowska
Costume by Bratsk
Choreographer: Megan Lawson
Assistant Choreographer: Nicolas Huchard
Edited by Danny Tull & Tom Watson
Post Production by Mathematic Studio, and John Pearce, The Base
Photography & Stills: Riccardo Castano
VFX supervisor: Yann ALDABE
Flame artist: Michael BIANCHI
VFX producer: Guillaume MARIEN
Post-producer or line producer : Julia KERGUELEN
Service Company: Ready To Shoot
Service Producer: Margarida Adónis
1st Assistant Director: Dilia Brito
2nd Assistant Director: Vanessa Patricio
PM : Paulo Guedes
Talent & Production Coordinator: Sara Brito
Prod Secretary: Renata Amaro
Location Manager: Tiago Nogueira + Luis Santos + Joao Barata + Joao Correia
Local Stylist: Isabel Carmona
Local MUA & HD: António Carreteiro
Local Art Director: Sebas Serra
Props Buyer: Ruth Levy
Drivers: Hugo Peras, Paulo Duarte, Duarte Bettencourt, Pedro Silveira , Jaime Mendes , Carolina Gomes Teixeira

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It’s a beautiful life
But I’m not concerned
It’s a beautiful dream
But a dream is earned
I can dress like a boy
I can dress like a girl
Keep your beautiful words
'Cause I’m not concerned

'Cause your world is such a shame
'Cause your world’s obsessed with fame
'Cause your world’s in so much pain
'Cause your world is, 'cause your world is
Up in flames

It’s a beautiful plan
But I’m not concerned
It’s a beautiful game
That I've never learned
People tell me to shut my mouth (shut your mouth)
That I might get burned
Keep your beautiful lies
‘Cause I’m not concerned

'Cause your world is such a shame
'Cause your world’s obsessed with fame
'Cause your world’s in so much pain
‘Cause your world is
‘Cause your world is

I will not denounce the things that I have said
I will not renounce my faith in my sweet Lord
He has chosen me to
Fight against the English
And I’m not afraid at all to die
‘Cause I believe in Him

God is on my side and I’ll be His bride
I am not afraid cause I have faith in Him
You can cut my hair and
Throw me in a jail cell
Say that I’m a witch and burn me at the stake
It’s all a big mistake

Don’t you know to doubt Him is a sin
I won’t give in

They are so naive,
They think we're not aware
Of their crimes

We know
But we're just not ready to act
The storm isn't in the air
It’s inside of us
I want to tell you about love
And loneliness
But it’s getting late now
Can’t you hear outside of your
Supreme hoodie
The wind that’s
Beginning to howl

It’s a beautiful life



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